We all have different “money scripts,” or things we tell ourselves about money that impact our financial decisions. Becoming aware of these thoughts—and the impact they have on our spending and saving behaviors—is important as you plan for and enter retirement.
Are you saving enough for retirement? Read about target savings rates and see our strategies for closing the retirement savings gap so you can achieve financial independence.
Surveys consistently report that about half of all American households are not saving enough for retirement. Lawmakers are acting to address this issue.
An IRA can be a wonderful account to inherit. However, the rules are complex and errors can be costly. There are some great tax advantages if you handle the inheritance correctly.…
Building an emergency fund, even by starting out small, can provide pay big benefits when faced with an actual financial crisis.
Last fall The Washington Post reported that 71% of American’s aren’t saving enough for retirement. The article was based on a national survey commissioned by Experian in collaboration with Get Rich…
Don’t take shortcuts when calculating your retirement income
Financial planners and most of the financial press tend to focus on the financial aspects of planning for retirement. Are you saving enough money? Will your savings last through the…
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Consider these factors before you make a decision.
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Only 22% of workers are highly confident they will be able to live comfortably when they stop working.
One aspect of your retirement that you have complete control over is your budget.
Inheritances represent a fork in the road for beneficiaries with the stakes high for making a big mistake. Here are five tips to keep you on track.
Think carefully and do your due diligence before you enter into this type of loan arrangement.
The amount of retirement savings is only part of the equation.
The major components to life expectancy are genetics and lifestyle.
The recent IRS scandal might end up having unintended consequences — a national sales tax. A switch from taxing income to taxing consumption could mean the end of the IRS altogether. A sales…
Don’t overlook these benefits.